Provide support to major financial accounting areas, including Accounts Payables, Accounts Receivables, General Ledger Accounting and Accounting Reconciliation.
Maintain files and documentation thoroughly and accurately, in accordance with company policy and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
Verifies that the company has a proper record management system and provides a summary of the financial status of the company to management upon request.
Verifies and posts details of business transactions, such as: funds received and disbursed; totals accounts to ledgers or computer spreadsheets and databases.
Prepares moderately complex spreadsheets, charts and graphs as part of problem solving and/or reporting requests. Able to communicate clearly and effectively with coworkers and various levels of management.
Reviews financial documents such as ledgers, financial statements, profit and loss statements and balance sheets to ensure accuracy.
Assists accountant on preparation of company financials for tax preparation.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Prepare various accounting entries to general ledger, analyze GL entries, balance and verify GL accounts daily, and reconciles as required.
Prepares and balances all assigned activity on a daily basis.
Performs general control and reviews procedures to ensure transactions are accurate, complete and well documented for internal/external audit purposes.
Maintains a professional attitude toward accounting and upholds a professional appearance while interacting with internal and external clients.
Maintains financial security by following internal accounting procedures.
Monitor the various banking accounts and cash flow.
Develop and maintain reports and files on asset and liability account balances.
Responsible for the reconciliation of all accounts.
Performs journal entries and month-end/year-end closing.
Reconcile vendor statements, research and correct discrepancies.
Prepares vouchers, invoices, checks, account statements, reports, general ledger accounts with various registers; extracts general ledger information; compiles cost revenue reports, and balance sheets; reconciles bank statements.
Reviews all invoices for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment.
Prioritize invoices according to payment terms.
Provide timely and accurate payment processing.
Monitors loans, accounts payable, and receivables to ensure that payments are up to date.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Detail oriented and focused with the ability to work in fast-paced, self-directed, interrupt driven entrepreneurial environment.
Ability to prioritize, work independently and maintain a professional/friendly demeanor.
Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
Able to communicate clearly and effectively with coworkers and various levels of management.
Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations.
Highly proficient level computer skills including MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook.
Excellent time management skills.
Highly energetic and self-starter.
Decision-making, problem resolution and creative thinking skills.
Able to multi-task the activities with shifting priorities.
Should be honest, assertive and systematic.
Minimum Education requirement: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); plus at least two year post-secondary education in accounting or finance required. Bachelor’s Degree or combination of college courses and experience in Accounting preferred.
Minimum Experience: Two plus years experience with the following: general ledger accounting (balance sheet and income statement accounts), accounts payable, accounts receivable, cost accounting principles, and balancing and reconciling accounts.
Must have a strong knowledge of accounting rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
Proven, solid Excel skills and exposure to automated accounting systems.